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Double Peanut Butter Cake

My family loves peanut butter cake, so I came up with a recipe that packs in as much peanut butter as possible. Easy to say, they can't get enough of it. —Marie Hoyer, Hodgenville, Kentucky
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    9 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • FROSTING:
  • 1/3 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream peanut butter, butter and sugar until light and fluffy, 3-5 minutes. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition.
  • Pour into a greased 9 in. square baking pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 30-35 minutes. Cool in pan on a wire rack. For frosting, cream peanut butter and butter. Add sugar, milk and vanilla; beat until smooth. Spread over top of cake.

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